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Science-Fiction Book Suggestions for Newbies

sci-fi recs for newbies

A friend of mine recently asked what books I’d recommend for her niece to get into science-fiction and I thought, “Hey there’s an idea! I read enough and I love the idea of telling people what to read!” 🙂

Some of these books were literally gazing at me from my shelf. So anyway below are the books I think would help people launch themselves into the sci-fi genre. While I don’t believe in age limits on what books people should read (no one is to old for YA for instance) I tried to pick a good spectrum of books.

MY 2015 MOVIE ROUND-UP

MY 2015 MOVIE ROUND-UP

(Yea, this movie is definitely on it!)

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I had a couple picks for bad first like how Batsheba Everdene might have been the stupidest character it’s movie thought was smart, that Pan might have been the biggest what the hell movie (which really shouldn’t have been).

That Age of Ultron was the most disappointing but Pixels had to be the worst movie I saw this year…

And that I honestly think Monica Belluci in Spectre was the biggest waste of a character and actor. (Seriously, if the two actresses had just switched roles!) Second only to Pixels having a Sean Bean cameo and not having the alien video games kill him off.

Rant Over!

Now onto what I thought was great this year:

Best Times with Books Part One

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I am a sucker for a book list. Books I read. Books I want to read. Books that are going to be movies or television shows that I have to read. Usually I forget a lot of the books I read that didn’t make any kind of impact. However there were some I read this year that really stood out for various reasons. They may not all be books released this year and they may have some problems but reading is akin to going to the movies for me- I see it in my head. So here are some of the best times I’ve had with books this year and the reasons why: